PUBLIC ALLIES ARIZONA LEADERSHIP
Lou Haiduk, Co-Director
Lou Haiduk (she/her) is a two-term AmeriCorps service veteran with a passion for social justice. She has served from Cedar Rapids, IA, to Jackson, MI, with Denver, CO, in between. Following her AmeriCorps service, Lou taught six years as a middle school teacher in Flagstaff, before relocating to Tucson. Lou graduated from Texas Tech University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in English & Theatre Arts. She worked for one year as a Program Manager for Public Allies Arizona before joining Sarai Richter as a Co-Director. Lou is excited to strengthen the Public Allies Arizona curriculum and expanded the Public Allies mission in Greater Tucson.
Sarai Richter, Co-Director
Sarai Richter’s (They/Them) background encompasses nearly 13 years of experience in national service and global civic engagement. Sarai is an alumni of both AmeriCorps and VISTA and a Return Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Cambodia. Sarai possesses degrees in both Anthropology and Political Science and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Justice and Human Rights. In Sarai’s current role as Co-Director of Public Allies Arizona, their focus areas include recruitment of Allies and Partner Organizations, compliance, strategic planning and system analysis.
TitleDirector, Capacity Building Initiatives
TitleGreater Tucson Program Director and Co-Director of PAAZ
Work Phone520-884-5507 ex. 20631
TitleGreater Phoenix Program Director and Co-Director PAAZ